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Essita

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Essita

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Escitalopram साल्ट से बनी दवाएं:

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  1. Essita Benefits & Uses
  2. Essita Dosage & How to Take
  3. Essita Side Effects
  4. Essita Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Essita with Other Drugs
  6. Essita Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Essita
  8. Essita Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Essita Benefits & Uses

Essita is used to treat the following -

  1. डिप्रेशन Primary (और पढ़ें - डिप्रेशन के घरेलू उपाय)
  2. चिंता (और पढ़ें - चिंता दूर करने के घरेलू उपाय)
  3. पैनिक अटैक और विकार

Essita Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Essita

Escitalopram

Essita Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Essita is used -

  1. Nausea or vomiting
  2. Diarrhoea
  3. Insomnia Mild
  4. Headache Mild
  5. Fatigue Mild
  6. Ejaculation disorder
  7. Constipation Moderate
  8. Drowsiness
  9. Rhinitis
  10. Paresthesia
  11. Abdominal Pain Mild
  12. Dry Mouth Mild

Essita Related Warnings

Is the use of Essita safe for pregnant women?

Essita may cause moderate side effects during pregnancy. If you feel its harmful effects, then stop taking this drug immediately, and do not take Essita again without your doctor's advice.

Moderate

Is the use of Essita safe during breastfeeding?

Women who are breastfeeding, may experience serious side effects after taking Essita. So it is adviced to consult the doctor before using it.

Severe

What is the effect of Essita on the Kidneys?

Essita rarely harms the kidneys.

Mild

What is the effect of Essita on the Liver?

Very few cases of side effects of Essita on the liver have been reported.

Mild

What is the effect of Essita on the Heart?

Very few cases of side effects of Essita on the heart have been reported.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Essita with Other Drugs

Essita should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Paracetamol,Chlorpheniramine,Dextromethorphan

    Fentanyl

    Tramadol

    Dextromethorphan

    Cimetidine

    Diazepam

    Essita Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Essita unless your doctor advises you to do so -

    1. Suicidal Tendency
    2. Bipolar Disorder
    3. Heart Disease
    4. Potassium Deficiency
    5. Calcium Deficiency
    6. Liver Disease
    7. Kidney Disease

    Frequently asked Questions about Essita

    Is this Essita habit forming or addictive?

    Essita is not addictive in nature.

    No

    Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

    After taking Essita you may feel sleepy. So it is not advised to perform these activities.

    Dangerous

    Is it safe?

    Essita is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

    Is it able to treat mental disorders?

    Yes, in many cases, taking Essita can help with mental disorders.

    Yes

    Essita Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    Interaction between Food and Essita

    Taking Essita with food does not cause any problems.

    Safe

    Interaction between Alcohol and Essita

    Taking Essita with alcohol can have severely harmful effects on your health.

    Severe

    Essita FAQs

    Question almost 2 years ago

    How to take Essita?

    ram saini MD, MBBS , General Physician

    Ideally, Essita should be taken once in a day at any time or as advised by your doctor. It can be taken with the food or without the food as food. Precautions must be taken in patients with heart diseases, mania, and improper liver or kidney function.

    Question almost 2 years ago

    How long can I safely take Essita?

    ram saini MD, MBBS , General Physician

    For treatment of anxiety Essita is usually given upto 8 weeks and for the treatment of depression, the duration of treatment may vary depending upon the severity of depression. Take Essita as advised by your doctor. Do not discontinue the drug suddenly or take it longer than prescribed by your doctor to avoid unpleasant side effects.

    Question over 1 year ago

    Can Essita treat anxiety?

    Dr. Manju Shekhawat MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Essita is used in the treatment of anxiety. It has been found to be very effective in reducing anxiety in the patients.

    Question about 2 years ago

    What is Essita?

    Dr. B. K. Agrawal MBBS, MD , Cardiology, General Physician, Internal Medicine

    Essita is a brand name of escitalopram and it comes in the form of a tablet (solid unit dosage form). It is a prescription drug that belongs to the class of drugs known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). It is used for the treatment of depression (major depressive disorder) and anxiety (generalized anxiety disorder). It is also used in the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and panic disorder with or without agoraphobia.

    Question almost 2 years ago

    How does Essita work?

    Dr. Haleema Yezdani MBBS , General Physician

    Essita contains escitalopram which belongs to the class of drugs known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) that works by inhibiting the reuptake (reabsorption) of a neurotransmitter (chemical messenger) serotonin which is presumed to be associated with the feeling of well-being and happiness. Low levels of serotonin in our brain cause low mood and depression. Inhibition of reuptake of serotonin by Essita results in its increased concentration in our brain which helps in elevating the mood.

    This medicine data has been created by -
    Vikas Chauhan
    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    3 Years of Experience

    References

    1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Lexapro® (escitalopram oxalate)
    2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 461
    3. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 520-522
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